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[texts]Sphingolipids and ceramides in human aqueous humor. (Volume 19) - Aljohani, Ayman J.
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: To determine the differential profiles of sphingomyelin, sphingoid base, sphingoid base-1-phosphate and ceramide lipid species and their quantitative differences between control and glaucomatous aqueous humor (AQH) derived from human donors. Methods: AQH from control and primary open-angle glaucoma donors was collected and subjected to lipid extraction using suitable modifications of the Bligh and Dyer method...
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[texts]The FGF2 gene in a myopia animal model and human subjects. (Volume 18) - An, Jianhong
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: Fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF2) has been implied in the development of myopia according to previous studies investigating FGF2 in the sclera and retinal pigment epithelium. This study measured retinal FGF2 gene expression in an animal model and also tested for the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in FGF2 and high myopia...
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[texts]High-resolution matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-imaging mass spectrometry of lipids in rodent optic nerve tissue. (Volume 19) - Anderson, David M. G.
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: To develop a method for generating high spatial resolution (10 µm) matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization (MALDI) images of lipids in rodent optic nerve tissue. Methods: Ice-embedded optic nerve tissue from rats and mice were cryosectioned across the coronal and sagittal axes of the nerve fiber. Sections were thaw mounted on gold-coated MALDI plates and were washed with ammonium acetate to remove biologic salts before being ...
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[texts]Alterations in the aqueous humor proteome in patients with a glaucoma shunt device. (Volume 17) - Anshu, Arundhati
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: To investigate whether implantation of a glaucoma shunt device leads to inappropriate accumulation of plasma derived proteins in the aqueous humor. Methods: Aqueous humor samples were collected from 11 patients (study group) with a glaucoma shunt device undergoing either cataract surgery or a corneal transplant and 11 patients (control) with senile cataract undergoing routine cataract extraction...
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[texts]The sunny south - Armstrong, F. C. (Francis Claudius)
Bound in illustrated paper-covered boards
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[texts]Involvement of corneal epithelial cells in the Th17 response in an in vitro bacterial inflammation model. (Volume 19) - Arranz-Valsero, Isabel
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: Staphylococcus aureus (SA) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) are frequent causes of bacterial keratitis, an inflammatory process that can lead to vision loss. We used a human corneal epithelial (HCE) cell line to study the Th17 inflammatory pathway, including interleukin (IL-) 6, IL-17, and associated receptors, in response to stimulation by SA and PA culture supernatants...
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[texts]Le pitture antiche delle grotte di Roma, e del sepolcro de' Nasonj : disegnate, & intagliate alla similitudine degli antichi originali - Bartoli, Pietro Santi, 1635-1700
Final page blank
Keywords: Nasoni family; Mural painting and decoration, Greco-Roman; Pavements, Mosaic; Mosaics, Greco-Roman; Tombs
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[texts]The Methodist Church property case : report of the suit of Henry B. Bascom, and others, vs. George Lane, and others, heard before the Hon. judges Nelson and Betts, in the Circuit Court, United States, for the southern district of New-York, May 17-29, 1851 - Bascom, H. B. (Henry Bidleman), 1796-1850
A suit arising from the the split of the Methodist Episcopal Church over slavery; the complainants are the bishops of the southern church, the respondents the bishops of the northern church. Cf. Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law
Keywords: Bascom, H. B. (Henry Bidleman), 1796-1850; Lane, George, 1784-1859; Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Methodist Episcopal Church; Church property
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[texts]Brief appeal to public opinion, in a series of exceptions to the course and action of the Methodist Episcopal Church, from 1844 to 1848, affecting the rights and interests of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Bascom, H. B. (Henry Bidleman), 1796-1850
Electronic reproduction
Keywords: Methodist Episcopal Church; Methodist Episcopal Church, South
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[texts]Acquisition of RGC phenotype in human M?ller glia with stem cell characteristics is accompanied by upregulation of functional nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. (Volume 19) - Becker, Silke
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: Human Müller glia with stem cell characteristics (hMGSCs) can be induced to express genes and proteins of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) upon in vitro inhibition of Notch-1 activity. However, it is not known whether expression of these markers is accompanied by acquisition of RGC function. This study investigated whether hMGSCs that express RGC markers also display neural functionality, as measured by their intracellular calcium c...
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[texts]History of Methodism in Wisconsin. - Bennett, P. S
Ginsberg, p. 14
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[texts]The four Gospels in Syriac - Bensly, Robert Lubbock, 1831-1893
Electronic reproduction
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[texts]Sketches from life (Volume V.1) - Blanchard, Laman, 1804-1845
Electronic reproduction
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[texts]Sketches from life (Volume V.3) - Blanchard, Laman, 1804-1845
Electronic reproduction
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[texts]Sketches from life (Volume V.2) - Blanchard, Laman, 1804-1845
Electronic reproduction
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[texts]Prolonged light exposure induces widespread phase shifting in the circadian clock and visual pigment gene expression of the Arvicanthis ansorgei retina. (Volume 19) - Bobu, Corina
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: Prolonged periods of constant lighting are known to perturb circadian clock function at the molecular, physiological, and behavioral levels. However, the effects of ambient lighting regimes on clock gene expression and clock outputs in retinal photoreceptors—rods, cones and intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells—are only poorly understood...
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[texts]Essentials of music (Volume V.11) - Bowman, Edward Morris, 1848-1913
Includes index
Keywords: Music; Music; Music
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[texts]Essentials of music (Volume V.12) - Bowman, Edward Morris, 1848-1913
Includes index
Keywords: Music; Music; Music
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[texts]Reappearance of the tapetal-like reflex after prolonged dark adaptation in a female carrier of RPGR ORF15 X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. (Volume 20) - Bregnh?j, Jesper
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 20.AbstractPurpose: To report changes in the tapetal-like reflex in a female carrier of RPGR ORF15 c.3395delA X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) between examinations at 16 and 22 years of age, and to report the observation that the tapetal-like reflex faded due to exposure to daylight and reappeared with prolonged dark adaptation at 22 years of age. Methods: Clinical examination, kinetic Goldmann perimetry, dark adaptometry, fundus autofluorescence...
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[texts]The cowards' convention - Bristed, Charles Astor, 1820-1874
Cover title
Keywords: Campaign literature, 1864
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[texts]Slave life in Georgia : a narrative of the life, sufferings, and escape of John Brown, a fugitive slave, now in England - Brown, John, fl. 1854
"... a plain, unvarnished tale of real Slave-life, conveyed as nearly as possible in the language of the subject of it, and written under his dictation."--Preface, p. [i]
Keywords: Brown, John, fl. 1854; African Americans; Slaves; Fugitive slaves; Slavery; Plantation life; Plantation life; Underground Railroad
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[texts]The American fugitive in Europe : sketches of places and people abroad - Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
An enlarged edition of author's Three years in Europe, published in London, 1852
Keywords: Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884
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[texts]Diabetes causes transient changes in the composition and phosphorylation of ?-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptors and interaction with auxiliary proteins in the rat retina. (Volume 20) - Castilho, Aurea F.
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 20.AbstractPurpose: The impairment of glutamatergic neurotransmission has been associated with diabetic complications in the central nervous system, such as diabetic retinopathy. Here, we investigated the effect of elevated glucose exposure and diabetes on α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptor composition, subunit phosphorylation, and the association of the GluA2 subunit with accessory proteins in the retina...
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[texts]Record of the Richmond city and Henrico Co., Virginia troops, Confederate States Army (Volume V.1) - Chamberlayne, Edwin H
Imprint varies
Keywords: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 1st
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[texts]Record of the Richmond city and Henrico Co., Virginia troops, Confederate States Army (Volume V.2) - Chamberlayne, Edwin H
Imprint varies
Keywords: Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 1st
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[texts]Intravitreal homocysteine-thiolactone injection leads to the degeneration of multiple retinal cells, including photoreceptors. (Volume 17) - Chang, Han-Hsin
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: Hyperhomocysteinemia is known to cause degeneration of retinal ganglion cells, but its influence on photoreceptors remains largely unknown. In particular, the role of homocysteine-thiolactone (Hcy-T)—the physiologic metabolite of homocysteine that has been proven to be more cytotoxic than homocysteine itself—as a factor that causes retinopathy, has not been defined...
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[texts]Quinotrierixin inhibits proliferation of human retinal pigment epithelial cells. (Volume 19) - Chen, Chen
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: To investigate the effect of quinotrierixin, a previously reported inhibitor of X-box binding protein 1 (XBP1), on cell proliferation and viability in human retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells. Methods: Subconfluent human RPE cells (ARPE-19) were exposed to quinotrierixin for 16–24 h. Cell proliferation was determined with 3-(4, 5-dimethylthiazolyl-2)-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide assay, hemocytometer counts, and CyQUANT NF...
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[texts]A novel PAX6 deletion in a Chinese family with congenital aniridia. (Volume 18) - Chen, Jian Huan
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To identify a disease-causing paired box 6 (PAX6) gene mutation in a Chinese family affected by autosomal dominant congenital aniridia. Methods: All participants in the study, including the aniridia family and 100 unrelated senile cataract controls, received a comprehensive ophthalmic examination. Genomic DNA was extracted from their whole blood...
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[texts]Endophenotyping reveals differential phenotype-genotype correlations between myopia-associated polymorphisms and eye biometric parameters. (Volume 18) - Chen, Jian Huan
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To investigate the association with ocular biometric parameters in myopia-associated single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the gap junction protein delta 2 (GJD2), insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF1) and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) genes in two geographically different Chinese cohorts. Methods: In 814 unrelated Han Chinese individuals aged above 50 years including 362 inland residents and 432 island dwellers, comprehensive ...
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[texts]No association of age-related maculopathy susceptibility protein 2/HtrA serine peptidase 1 or complement factor H polymorphisms with early age-related maculopathy in a Chinese cohort. (Volume 19) - Chen, Jian-Huan
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of age-related maculopathy susceptibility protein 2/HtrA serine peptidase 1 (ARMS2/HTRA1) and complement factor H (CFH) have been reported to be associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of ARMS2/HTRA1 and CFH SNPs with early age-related maculopathy (ARM) in a Han Chinese cohort...
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[texts]Novel mutations of the RS1 gene in a cohort of Chinese families with X-linked retinoschisis. (Volume 20) - Chen, Jieqiong
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 20.AbstractPurpose: X-linked retinoschisis is a retinal dystrophy caused by mutations in the RS1 gene in Xp22.1. These mutations lead to schisis (splitting) of the neural retina and subsequent reduction in visual acuity in affected men (OMIM # 312700). The aim of this study was to identify the RS1 gene mutations in a cohort of Chinese patients with X-linked retinoschisis, and to describe the associated phenotypes...
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[texts]Lithium chloride promotes host resistance against Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis. (Volume 19) - Chen, Kang
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: To explore the role of lithium chloride (LiCl) in Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) keratitis. Methods: B6 mice were subconjunctivally injected with LiCl in contrast to appropriate control sodium chloride (NaCl), and then routinely infected with PA. Clinical score, slit-lamp photography, hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining, and bacterial plate counts were used to determine the role of LiCl in PA keratitis...
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[texts]SNP rs1533428 at 2p16.3 as a marker for late-onset primary open-angle glaucoma. (Volume 18) - Chen, Li Jia
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To investigate the associations between gene variants in cholesterol 24S-hydroxylase (CYP46A1), LIM homeobox transcription factor 1-beta (LMX1B), plexin domain containing 2 (PLXDC2), toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), transmembrane and tetratricopeptide repeat containing 2 (TMTC2), zona pellucida glycoprotein 4 (ZP4), chromosome 2p16.3, and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG)...
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[texts]Epigallocatechin gallate eye drops protect against ultraviolet B-induced corneal oxidative damage in mice. (Volume 20) - Chen, Mu-Hsin
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 20.AbstractPurpose: Ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation from sunlight is a known risk factor for human corneal injury. The aim of the present study was to investigate the protective effects of green tea polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) on UVB radiation–induced corneal oxidative damage in male imprinting control region (ICR) mice. Methods: Corneal oxidative damage was induced by exposure to UVB radiation at 560 μW/cm2...
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[texts]Mutation survey of the optic atrophy 1 gene in 193 Chinese families with suspected hereditary optic neuropathy. (Volume 19) - Chen, Yabin
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: Dominant optic atrophy (DOA) is the most common form of autosomal inherited optic neuropathy, mainly caused by mutations in the optic atrophy 1 (OPA1) gene. The purpose of this study was to detect OPA1 gene mutations and associated phenotypes in Chinese patients with suspected hereditary optic neuropathy. Methods: A cohort of 193 Chinese families with suspected hereditary optic neuropathy was collected, which had been excluded fro...
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[texts]Adrenomedullin22-52 suppresses high-glucose-induced migration, proliferation, and tube formation of human retinal endothelial cells. (Volume 20) - Chen, Zhigang
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 20.AbstractPurpose: To investigate the roles of an adrenomedullin receptor antagonist (adrenomedullin22–52) on high-glucose-induced human retinal endothelial cell (HREC) in vitro cell biology. Methods: HRECs were cultured with different concentrations of glucose and adrenomedullin22–52. The proliferation of HRECs was evaluated by a cell counting kit-8 assay...
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[texts]Pirfenidone inhibits transforming growth factor-?1-induced fibrogenesis by blocking nuclear translocation of Smads in human retinal pigment epithelial cell line ARPE-19. (Volume 18) - Choi, Kyungsun
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: Transforming growth factor-β (TGF-β) plays a key role in transforming retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells into mesenchymal fibroblastic cells, which are implicated in proliferative vitreoretinopathy. Herein, we tested the effect of pirfenidone, a novel antifibrotic agent, on TGF-β1-mediated fibrogenesis in the human RPE cell line ARPE-19...
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[texts]Expression profile of inflammatory cytokines in aqueous from glaucomatous eyes. (Volume 18) - Chua, Jocelyn
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To determine the proinflammatory cytokine profile of aqueous humor from glaucomatous eyes. Methods: Aqueous humor samples were prospectively collected from 38 eyes (26 primary open angle glaucoma [POAG] and 12 primary angle closure glaucoma [PACG] eyes) of 37 medically treated glaucoma patients and 23 cataract subjects recruited in an institutional setting in this case-controlled study...
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[texts]Characterization of novel RS1 exonic deletions in juvenile X-linked retinoschisis. (Volume 19) - D'Souza, Leera
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 19.AbstractPurpose: X-linked juvenile retinoschisis (XLRS) is a vitreoretinal dystrophy characterized by schisis (splitting) of the inner layers of the neuroretina. Mutations within the retinoschisis (RS1) gene are responsible for this disease. The mutation spectrum consists of amino acid substitutions, splice site variations, small indels, and larger genomic deletions...
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[texts]ADP-ribosylation factor as a novel target for corneal neovascularization regression. (Volume 18) - Dai, Chunyan
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To evaluate the roles of ADP-ribosylation factor (ARF) in alkali-induced corneal neovascularization (CNV). Methods: CNV was induced by alkali injury and compared in ARF1 inhibitor– or vehicle-treated mice 3 weeks after injury. Angiogenic and apoptosis factor expression in corneas after injury was quantified with reverse-transcription PCR...
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[texts]Robinson Crusoe - Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
Abridgement of the works by Daniel Defoe
Keywords: Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character); Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc; Castaways; Islands
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[texts]Changes of the ocular surface and aquaporins in the lacrimal glands of rabbits during pregnancy. (Volume 17) - Ding, Chuanqing
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: To test the hypotheses that pregnancy represents a physiologic condition that is associated with dry eye symptoms, and the expression of aquaporin 4 (AQP4) and AQP5 are altered in the lacrimal gland (LG) from term pregnant rabbits. Methods: Schirmer’s test, tear break-up time (BUT), and Rose Bengal staining were used to evaluate ocular surface health...
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[texts]Na+/K+-ATPase in the lacrimal glands of rabbits and its changes during induced autoimmune dacryoadenitis. (Volume 17) - Ding, Chuanqing
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: To test the hypothesis that expression of Na+/K+-ATPase subunits in the lacrimal glands (LGs) of rabbits with induced autoimmune dacryoadenitis (IAD) changes. Methods: LGs were obtained from adult female rabbits with IAD and age-matched female control rabbits. The LGs were processed for laser capture microdissection (LCM), real time RT–PCR, western blot, and immunofluorescence for the detection of mRNA and proteins of the α1, ...
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[texts]Cours d'operations de chirurgie : démontrées au Jardin royal - Dionis, Mr (Pierre), d. 1718
Electronic reproduction
Keywords: Surgery, Operative; Surgical Procedures, Operative; Surgical Instruments
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[texts]MicroRNA-34b/c suppresses uveal melanoma cell proliferation and migration through multiple targets. (Volume 18) - Dong, Feng
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenously expressed, small noncoding RNAs that inhibit gene expression by binding to target mRNAs. Recent studies have revealed that miRNAs function as tumor suppressors or oncogenes. In the present study, we investigated the role of miRNA-34b/c in uveal melanoma. Methods: Real-time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) was performed to detect the expression level of miR-34b/c in uveal ...
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[texts]Inhibition of experimental myopia by a dopamine agonist: different effectiveness between form deprivation and hyperopic defocus in guinea pigs. (Volume 17) - Dong, Feng
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: The dopamine (DA) system in the retina is critical to normal visual development as lack of retinal DA signaling may contribute to myopic development. The involvement of DA in myopic development is complex and may be different between form deprivation and hyperopic defocus. This study evaluated effects of a non-selective DA receptor agonist, apomorphine (APO) on refractive development in guinea pigs treated with form deprivation o...
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[texts]Oration delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester - Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
"Published by request."
Keywords: Slavery
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[texts]My bondage and my freedom - Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Enlarged and published under title: Life and times of Frederick Douglass. Hartford, 1881
Keywords: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Antislavery movements; Slavery
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[texts]Heat shock protein 70 expression induced by diode laser irradiation on choroid-retinal endothelial cells in vitro. (Volume 18) - Du, Shanshan
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 18.AbstractPurpose: To investigate the biologic effect of an 810 nm diode laser on the induction of heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) in choroid-retinal endothelial cells in vitro. Methods: Cultured rhesus macaque choroid-retinal endothelial cells (RF/6A) were irradiated using an 810 nm diode laser (spot size, 10 mm; duration, 60 s; power, 400–1,500 mW). Cell viability was assessed by annexin V- fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) and propidium iodide f...
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[texts]A novel frame-shift mutation in FRMD7 causes X-linked idiopathic congenital nystagmus in a Chinese family. (Volume 17) - Du, Wei
This article is from Molecular Vision, volume 17.AbstractPurpose: To screen mutations in the FERM domain-containing 7 (FRMD7) gene in a Chinese family with X-linked idiopathic congenital nystagmus (ICN). Methods: It has been reported that FRMD7 mutations account for approximately 47% of X-linked nystagmus in Chinese patients. We collected 5 ml of blood samples from members of a family with X-linked ICN and 100 normal controls...
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